Issue № 1 / 2022 Newsletter archive
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Research and Innovative Activity View all
31 Mar
Every year, RUDN University selects the best of the best in the field of science and innovation and encourages with a special reward. Since 2009, the Academic Council of the University has been awarding one reward in natural and technical sciences and the other one in social and humanitarian sciences. Both individual researchers and groups of authors can become laureates.
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31 Mar
“Science is the basis of all progress that facilitates the life of mankind and reduces its suffering,” — Marie Sklodowska—Curie. A symbol of a woman’s success in science. The first scientist in the world — twice winner of the Nobel Prize.
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31 Mar
RUDN University mathematicians proposed a model for optimizing the operation of queuing systems (from computer networks to stores). Unlike analogues, the servers in it are self-sustained. They can determine when to start and stop working themselves. Such a model can be useful, for example, for online taxi services and other systems where workers choose their own operating hours.
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RUDN University scientists have created a drug-eluting coating for stents, which are implanted into the trachea in case of airway obstruction. This will help to reduce the damage caused by the stent and prevent the restenosis.
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RUDN economists have determined how the conditions for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals differ in high- and low-incomecountries. The researchers proposed recommendations to raise living standards by 45–95%.
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31 Mar
The measures taken during the COVID-19 pandemic limited the access of citizens to natural objects. It is still unexplored, what consequences this had for the residents and what conclusions should be drawn for more effective urban planning.
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RUDN biologists proved the effectiveness of biogenic metal nanoparticles against some fungi infecting plants. The nanoparticles are obtained in a safe way from strawberry leaf extract.
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A RUDN University chemist has created an unusual carbon structure that can be used as a cathode in zinc-ion supercapacitors. The batteries obtained on its basis have a higher capacity and energy density than existing analogues.
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RUDN University biologists have proposed a safe and environmentally friendly way to obtain seven types of metal nanoparticles that are necessary for medicine and agriculture. This does not require expensive and toxic chemicals or expensive equipment — the synthesis takes place using an extract from the leaves of Fragaria ananassa.
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31 Mar
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the world economy faced a crisis, which affected tourism, hospitality, construction, and rental housing. But the efficiency in the cryptocurrency market, which is equal to the ratio of results to costs, has increased over this period. RUDN economists have created a global composite index to monitor daily market changes under the influence of COVID-19 and confirmed that the coronavirus crisis has almost not affected cryptocurrencies.
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RUDN University engineers compared four machine learning methods used to process radar data. The researchers named the most effective and fastest methods.
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RUDN veterinarians have identified three of the most promising bacteria from the cat microflora that could form the basis of probiotics to fight surgical infections incats.
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RUDN chemists have created a palladium catalyst for the Suzuki reaction for a more economical and safe synthesis of complex molecules for the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. It keeps palladium from unwanted ingress into the final product, allows the reaction to be carried out in a “green” solvent and achieve 97% of the product yield.
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RUDN mathematicians have developed a model that allows you to calculate how many 5G stations you need to put in order to achieve the required network parameters.
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RUDN University linguists have developed a new methodology for learning a foreign language. Its main idea is the complete linguistic and cultural immersion of the student. It is assumed that this methodology will be especially useful for language learning in the field of professional communication.
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RUDN University scientists together with colleagues from Switzerland proved in a clinical trial the effectiveness of a new dosage form — amorphous solid dispersion. This is the first such study in humans to show the mechanism of action of this form of drug release. In the future, it will help to increase the effectiveness of drugs and use new active substances for treatment.
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Russian researchers have proposed a method for detecting cancer and other diseases by measuring the temperature inside the body.
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RUDN engineers have proposed a new complex of cement and coal for purifying water from toxic pollutants. The operation of the filter compound was tested experimentally — by purifying water from two dyes (methylene blue and rhodamine B). Moreover, its efficiency (it reached 80%) was tested in a simple way — with the help of a smartphone application.
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RUDN scientists have for the first time calculated how carbon dioxide emission from soil increases due to rising temperatures within the city limits.
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RUDN economists have developed an approach that allows assessing the level of development of the circular economy in different countries. The new method will help experts and governments determine how successfully recycling systems, energy-saving technologies and new “green” materials are being introduced into the economy.
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30 Mar
RUDN biotechnologists proposed a new approach to extracting nutrients from wastewater using immobilized microalgae of the genus Lobosphaera. The resulting substances can be used as fertilizers.
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RUDN mathematicians with colleagues from Spain, China and Saudi Arabia have proposed a model of collective decision-making, which not only helps to find consensus, but also explains how and why it was achieved.
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RUDN University biologists proved the effectiveness of biogenic metal nanoparticles against some fungi infecting plants. The nanoparticles are obtained in a safe way from strawberry leaf extract.
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A biochemist from RUDN University studied a range of new chlorine derivatives to be used in cancer phototherapy to diagnose tumors and to increase the sensitivity of tumor cells to light.
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RUDN scientists have clarified the model for calculating the probability that space objects may encounter. Classical models do not take into account the real shape and orientation of objects -it seemed that this increases the calculated probability several times.
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Visiting Professors View all
31 Mar
On February 22, RUDN Rector Oleg Yastrebov met with representatives of the All-Russian Society of Inventors and Innovators (VOIR) — Anton Ishchenko, the chairman of the central council and Olga Tarasova, the chairman of the youth council.
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Student's Scientific Initiatives View all
31 Mar
The winners of five competitions of the best research works of students (R&D) were awarded at the RUDN. “Project Start: Our Scientific Initiative” is the main track of the R&D competition. The most applications were submitted for it — 128 works, of which 72 received the highest marks.
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The competitive track “Project Start: Research Agenda by Host Countries” is aimed at improving the efficiency of scientific schools focused on applied research on topics of RUDN host countries.
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On February 14, at a meeting of the RUDN University Academic Council, the winners of the “Joint Start: Let’s Do Science Together” contest were awarded. The main goal of the competition is to support young scientists, as well as student youth associations in conducting scientific research. All projects submitted for participation in the competition are practice-oriented and have the potential for further commercialization.
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RUDN students took part in the action “Calculation of the ecological footprint”, which took place within the framework of the Congress of Young Scientists in the Sirius Science and Art Park in Sochi from December 8 to 10, 2021.
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International scientific cooperation View all
31 Mar
On January 21, 2021, the ceremony of awarding was held in the The Moscow Digital Business Space
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Being a scientist means creating a better future for the country and the world! RUDN scientists set ambitious goals for themselves, conduct advanced scientific research, make discoveries and bring Russian technologies to foreign markets. They have at their disposal more than 200 laboratories with modern high—tech equipment. Every year, RUDN holds more than 150 international scientific events, and university scientists patent about 100 new developments. Advances in research — from new cancer treatments to “cleaning up” space debris — are designed to improve human life.
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At the suggestion of the Royal Society, for the first time in history, scientists of a Russian university — from the Institute of Gravitation and Cosmology of RUDN, Professors Spiros Cotsakis (Greece) and Alexander P. Yefremov (Russia) — were invited as responsible editors and authors of a special thematic issue “The Future of Mathematical Cosmology” of the scientific journal Philosophical Transactions (series A, quartile Q1).
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Scientific Conferences View all
31 Mar
Associate Professor of the Department of Applied Probability and Informatics, scientist Daria Ostrikova has received Russian Presidential Scholarship 2022-2024 for young scientists and post-graduate students. Daria received the scholarship for the implementation of the scientific project "Analytical modeling and techniques of energy efficiency enhancement in 6G terahertz networks" in the direction of modernization "Strategic information technologies, including the issues of creating supercomputers and software development". More about the contest Results of the scholarship competition in 2022 Statistics on the scholarship competition in 2022: 2931 applications were submitted, of which 445 are winners (15 %).
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